Councillor Josh Matlow

Take Action on the Relief Subway Line!

Take Action on the Relief Subway Line!2019-01-24T17:14:37+00:00

    Our existing subway system isn’t serving the needs of Torontonians. Every day, we watch overcrowded trains go by while waiting on an overcrowded platform. Sign up to show your support for the Relief line and to hear updates about what you can do to help. Below, see details on writing to the Premier, the Ministry of Transportation and your local representative about the need for a Relief Line now.

    Take Action Now!

    Please write to the Premier of Ontario, the Minister of Transportation, and your local representatives to tell them:

    • You are tired of waiting for two or three trains on the overcrowded Yonge line.
    • You want a transit system that will curb gridlock by being a quality and realistic alternative to driving a car.
    • The Relief Subway will mean a faster route in and out of downtown for residents from across Toronto (including Scarborough and North York).
    • The current transit network in and out of downtown will reach capacity by 2031.
    • Tax dollars should be spent on our real transit priorities.
    • Toronto needs the Relief Subway now!

    Please copy my office at councillor_matlow@toronto.ca so that I can keep track of the numbers of emails sent.

    Minister of Transportation Jeff Yurek

    3rd Floor, Ferguson Block

    77 Wellesley Street West

    Toronto, Ontario M7A 1Z8

    minister.mto@ontario.ca

    Premier of Ontario Doug Ford

    Room 281

    111 Wellesley Street West

    Toronto, Ontario M7A 1A1

    premier@ontario.ca

    Contacting Your Local Elected Representatives

    Toronto has 25 MPs who represent us in Ottawa and 25 MPPs who sit in the provincial legislature at Queen’s Park. It is important to let your local MP and MPP know that the Relief Subway Line is an important issue to you.

    Electoral District MPP (Ontario) MP (Canada)
    Beaches—East York Rima Berns-McGown Nathaniel Erskine-Smith
    Davenport Marit Stiles Julie Dzerowicz
    Don Valley East Michael Coteau Yasmin Ratansi
    Don Valley West Kathleen Wynne Rob Oliphant
    Don Valley North Vincent Ke Geng Tan
    Eglinton—Lawrence Robin Martin Marco Mendicino
    Etobicoke Centre Kinga Surma Borys Wrzesnewskyj
    Etobicoke North Hon Doug Ford Kristy Duncan
    Etobicoke—Lakeshore Christine Hogarth James Maloney
    Humber River-Black Creek Tom Rakocevic Judy Sgro
    Parkdale—High Park Bhutila Karpoche Arif Virani
    Scarborough Centre Christina Mitas Salma Zahid
    Scarborough North Hon Raymond Sung Joon Cho Shaun Chen
    Scarborough Southwest Doly Begum Bill Blair
    Scarborough—Agincourt Aris Babikian Jean Yip
    Scarborough—Guidwood Mitzie Hunter John McKay
    Scarborough—Rouge Park Vijay Thanigasalam Gary Anandasangaree
    Spadina- Fort York Chris Glover Adam Vaughn
    Toronto – St. Paul’s Jill Andrew Carolyn Bennett
    Toronto Centre Suze Morrison Bill Morneau
    Toronto—Danforth Peter Tabuns Julie Dabrusin
    University- Rosedale Jessica Bell Chrystia Freeland
    Willowdale Stan Cho Ali Ehassi
    York Centre Roman Baber Michael Levitt
    York South—Weston Faisal Hassan Ahmed Hussen

    The Mayor and your local Toronto City Councillor need to hear from you about the importance of the Relief Subway Line too.

    Mayor John Tory
    Ward 1 Etobicoke North Michael Ford
    Ward 2 Etobicoke Centre Stephen Holyday
    Ward 3 Etobicoke Lakeshore Mark Grimes
    Ward 4 Parkdale High Park Gord Perks
    Ward 5 York South Weston Frances Nunziata
    Ward 6 York Centre James Pasternak
    Ward 7 Humber River-Black Creek Anthony Perruzza
    Ward 8 Eglinton Lawrence Mike Colle
    Ward 9 Davenport Ana Bailão
    Ward 10 Spadina-Fort York Joe Cressy
    Ward 11 University Rosedale Mike Layton
    Ward 12 Toronto St. Paul’s Josh Matlow
    Ward 13 Toronto Centre Kristyn Wong-Tam
    Ward 14 Toronto Danforth Paula Fletcher
    Ward 15 Don Valley West Jaye Robinson
    Ward 16 Don Valley East Denzil Minnan-Wong
    Ward 17 Don Valley North Shelley Carroll
    Ward 18 Willowdale John Filion
    Ward 19 Beaches East York Brad Bradford
    Ward 20 Scarborough Southwest Gary Crawford
    Ward 21 Scarborough Centre Michael Thompson
    Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt Jim Karygiannis
    Ward 23 Scarborough North Cynthia Lai
    Ward 24 Scarborough Guildwood Paul Ainslie
    Ward 25 Scarborough Rouge Park Jennifer McKelvie

    If you don’t know the name of your electoral district you can search by postal code here and if you don’t know the name of your municipal ward you can search by street address here. You are also very welcome to write or call me at (416 392 7906) for assistance contacting your local representatives.

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